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Man faces court after police find cannabis plants and hydroponic setup

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A man will face court today after a number of cannabis plants were seized and a hydroponic setup was uncovered in Raymond Terrace yesterday.

Following an investigation by officers attached to the Port Stephens-Hunter Drug Unit into the cultivation of prohibited drugs, investigators executed a crime scene warrant at a home on Sturgeon Street, Raymond Terrace about 11am yesterday (Wednesday 26 August).

During the search, police allegedly located and seized a dozen mature cannabis plants inside a hydroponic setup, steroids and ammunition. The hydroponic setup was dismantled.

A short time later, a 28-year-old man arrived at the property and was placed under arrest.

He was taken to Raymond Terrace Police Station and charged with cultivate prohibited plant, possess prohibited drug and possess ammunition without permit.

He was refused bail to appear at Raymond Terrace Local Court today (Thursday 27 August).

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